U Min Thu seeks to encourage, reassure department officials as it is transferred from military to civilian control
Appearance of one of the schools’ logos at an official function a ‘mistake’, official says
Move facilitates transfer of key department from military to civilian gov’t control
After decades under military control, the GAD is set to be transferred to the civilian-controlled Ministry of the Office of the Union Government—but what role does it play?
The Irrawaddy profiles the individuals and issues that shaped headlines in 2018, for better or worse.
The President’s Office has ordered that unqualified military officers may no longer be transferred to ministries under the control of the civilian government.
Reports suggest Defense, Home Affairs ministers are about to retire
Meeting aims to resolve key deadlocks facing peace process, Arakan Liberation Party says
Minister failed to spell out how administration plans to tackle the country’s political and economic problems, they claim.
Already wielding considerable political power under the Constitution, and with the NLD making itself more unpopular by the day, why would it?
Country ranks 14th out of 15 in Asia-Pacific; weak judiciary, corrupt legislature among main reasons, says World Justice Project’s 2017-18 report.
A petition signed by some 4,500 Yangon Region students calls for accountability in the cases of two recent students who died by electrocution.
Myanmar’s Internal Revenue Department has invited banks and mobile money operators to submit an expression of interest to implement an online tax payment system.
Check out these Infographics to see where the country’s more than $9.1 billion in borrowing comes from — and where the money goes.
Halfway through the government’s term, a Yangon lawmaker speaks with The Irrawaddy about ongoing friction between the regional government and Parliament.